Entry Level Data Engineer Salary

$101,294

Average Base Salary

$94,967

Average Total Compensation

Min: $52K
Max: $145K
Base Salary
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $101K
Data points: 146
Min: $2K
Max: $196K
Total Compensation
Median: $83K
Mean (Average): $95K
Data points: 140

Entry Level Data Engineer Salary Compared to other Seniority Levels

Executive*
$73K
$125K
Executive
Median: $99K
Mean (Average): $99K
Data points: 2
$89K
$212K
Manager
Median: $132K
Mean (Average): $137K
Data points: 509
$81K
$190K
Senior
Median: $123K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 4,327
$83K
$163K
Mid-Level
Median: $125K
Mean (Average): $125K
Data points: 3,593
$52K
$145K
Entry Level
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $101K
Data points: 146
Intern*
$50K
Intern
Median: $50K
Mean (Average): $50K
Data points: 1

Seniority can increase the pay of a Data Engineer. Here are the base salaries of a Data Engineer grouped into 6 seniority categories.

Entry Level Data Engineer Salary Compared to other Positions

$74K
$180K
Machine Learning Engineer
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $127K
Data points: 139
$70K
$176K
Business Intelligence
Median: $105K
Mean (Average): $114K
Data points: 11
$63K
$153K
Software Engineer
Median: $114K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 4,790
$70K
$150K
Product Manager
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $110K
Data points: 174
$52K
$145K
Data Engineer
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $101K
Data points: 146
$60K
$155K
Data Scientist
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $100K
Data points: 838
$61K
$110K
Growth Marketing Analyst
Median: $95K
Mean (Average): $91K
Data points: 23
$50K
$125K
Data Analyst
Median: $84K
Mean (Average): $86K
Data points: 64
Product Analyst*
$53K
$110K
Product Analyst
Median: $82K
Mean (Average): $82K
Data points: 2
$52K
$115K
Business Analyst
Median: $70K
Mean (Average): $75K
Data points: 404
$50K
$110K
Research Scientist
Median: $62K
Mean (Average): $70K
Data points: 1,470

Most data science positions fall under different position titles depending on the actual role.

From the graph we can see that on average the Machine Learning Engineer role pays the most with a $126,521 base salary while the Research Scientist role on average pays the least with a $69,914 base salary.

Top Cities for Entry Level Data Engineer Salaries

$91K
$159K
San Francisco, CA
Median: $136K
Mean (Average): $132K
Data points: 22
Remote*
$126K
Remote
Median: $126K
Mean (Average): $126K
Data points: 1
$120K
Ann Arbor, MI
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $120K
Data points: 1
$68K
$175K
New York, NY
Median: $115K
Mean (Average): $117K
Data points: 20
$102K
$128K
Chicago, IL
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $116K
Data points: 3
$101K
$136K
Seattle, WA
Median: $115K
Mean (Average): $116K
Data points: 15
$93K
$129K
Los Angeles, CA
Median: $115K
Mean (Average): $111K
Data points: 5
$110K
San Diego, CA
Median: $110K
Mean (Average): $110K
Data points: 1
$76K
$141K
Washington, DC
Median: $111K
Mean (Average): $108K
Data points: 5
$84K
$130K
Austin, TX
Median: $102K
Mean (Average): $104K
Data points: 6
$86K
$101K
Pittsburgh, PA
Median: $101K
Mean (Average): $97K
Data points: 5
$67K
$119K
Boston, MA
Median: $104K
Mean (Average): $94K
Data points: 5
$62K
$124K
Dallas, TX
Median: $93K
Mean (Average): $94K
Data points: 5
$70K
$115K
London, United Kingdom
Median: $84K
Mean (Average): $88K
Data points: 6
$63K
$98K
Toronto, Canada
Median: $81K
Mean (Average): $80K
Data points: 7

The Data Engineer salary in San Francisco, CA is the highest paying salary with a $131,773 average base salary. The Data Engineer salary in Baton Rouge, LA is the lowest paying salary with $44,000 average base salary.

Top Companies for Entry Level Data Engineer Salaries

$175K
Citadel Llc
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $175K
Data points: 1
$175K
Two Sigma
Median: $175K
Mean (Average): $175K
Data points: 1
$160K
Pinterest
Median: $160K
Mean (Average): $160K
Data points: 1
$133K
$178K
Linkedin
Median: $156K
Mean (Average): $156K
Data points: 2
$146K
Squarespace
Median: $146K
Mean (Average): $146K
Data points: 1
$145K
Sony
Median: $145K
Mean (Average): $145K
Data points: 1
$140K
Tesla
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $140K
Data points: 1
$140K
Bytedance Inc.
Median: $140K
Mean (Average): $140K
Data points: 3
$132K
$140K
Snap Inc.
Median: $136K
Mean (Average): $136K
Data points: 2
$135K
Visa
Median: $135K
Mean (Average): $135K
Data points: 1
$113K
$148K
Apple
Median: $128K
Mean (Average): $129K
Data points: 6
$87K
$143K
Google
Median: $120K
Mean (Average): $120K
Data points: 7
$71K
$136K
Amazon
Median: $112K
Mean (Average): $109K
Data points: 8
$56K
$115K
Goldman Sachs
Median: $100K
Mean (Average): $96K
Data points: 7
$53K
$103K
Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
Median: $90K
Mean (Average): $83K
Data points: 7

The Data Engineer at Two Sigma salary is the highest paying salary with a $175,000 average base salary. The Data Engineer at Kpmg salary is the lowest paying salary with $42,000 average base salary.